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How May’s elections for the Senedd Cymru will work

On May 6, more than 2 million voters will be called to elect their 60 representatives in the Senedd / Welsh Parliament. The Senedd was established in 1999, together with the Scottish Parliament, and holds...

Posted 04 May 2021

The Senedd has powers over education, health, economic development, public services and some taxes

My 20 years of campaigning for votes at 16

This is a guest post from Kelly Harris, a qualified youth worker who has worked with children and young people for 20 years across Wales.  I still find it hard to believe that it has been...

Posted 26 Apr 2021

Wales will be a better and stronger place for including young people in the democratic process

Manifesto for democracy: A Stronger Senedd

The Senedd looks very different to when it was first conceived in 1999. Ongoing devolution has meant more powers are held in Cardiff Bay – including primary law-making powers and tax-varying powers that create a...

Posted 23 Oct 2020

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ERS Cymru’s 2021 Manifesto for Democracy

In just over six short months voters in Wales will head to the polls for the Senedd elections. This election will be different in many ways, with many alternative measures expected to be in place...

Posted 22 Oct 2020

ERS Cymru 2021 manifesto preview

ERS in the Press – September 2020

As the government continues to implement new restrictions to fight the second wave of coronavirus, the cracks in Britain’s political system continue to grow behind the curtain. In September we released new research on party...

Posted 02 Oct 2020

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